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Practical Risk Management For Single-Pilot IFR

Online single subject Take-Off Course

Turn stress into confidence and safety!

If you have flown single-pilot IFR you already know that it is the toughest job in aviation. There is no co-pilot to share the load or help trap errors ... you even have to act as cabin flight attendant for your passengers. Enjoy lifetime course access and updates This course is mobile friendly and designed to go anywhere you need to study
68 minutes

With the skills you'll learn from Practical Risk Management For Single-Pilot IFR, you'll be able to fly single-pilot IFR safely, expertly and confidently while fitting in with the system—even at unfamiliar, busy airports.
Since, unlike airline pilots, you don't have a dispatcher, you have to do all the pre-flight planning on your own and make sure your airplane is properly fueled and ready to go.
You'll receive the tools to fly a piston-powered aircraft single-pilot IFR on trips, with less stress and strain, and with far better risk management.
It's Not About Physical Skill
After you take this course you will understand that flying single-pilot IFR is not about physical skill. It is about workload management—and that means using your time wisely. You will learn to use your resources to reduce your workload so that you have time to manage the big picture. When you have mastered this, you will be rewarded with a deeply satisfying experience—flying single-pilot IFR competently and safely.
This Course Covers...
  • Plan for Single-Pilot Safety
  • PAVE Your Way to a Safe Single-Pilot IFR Flight
  • Set Yourself Up for Success
  • In The Air Use CARE to Manage Risks
  • Use Expert Practices
  • Manage the Window of Risk in the Terminal Area
Become Proactive About Weather Rick Management
When you complete Practical Risk Management For Weather, you'll make weather decisions with greater confidence. Rather than having the weather act on you, you'll be ahead of the weather and what it means to your flying. As a result, you'll have more opportunity to fly ... with less stress ... and your flying will be smarter, safer and more fun!
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  1. What are the system requirements for this course?
    Any device with an Internet browser and broadband Internet connection.
  2. Can I use my smartphone to view the course materials?
    Apple iPhone and iPad
    We recommend using the Safari browser.
    Free bonus! You can download your lessons and take them later on an iPad or iPhone—even when not connected to the Internet. The free King Schools Companion app allows you to view and complete lessons in your course when no Internet connection is available. The app will automatically sync progress between all of your devices when your iOS device returns online. The free app is available through the iTunes App Store by searching for "King Schools Companion."

    Follow the steps below to access your courses on your iOS device offline:
    • After you have created your iLearn account by following the instructions in the email you'll receive after you complete your order,
    • Download the King Schools Companion app through the iTunes App Store onto your iOS device while you are connected to the Internet.
    • Once your course(s) have finished loading, you can start studying offline!
    Your course is compatible with the Google Chrome browser on your Android device. The Chrome browser is available for free download from the Google Play Store by searching for "Chrome".
  3. How much time will it take to complete the course?
    King Schools courses are self-paced so completion time will vary from person to person. The video running time for this course is 68 minutes.
  4. What if I have a question? Is there a CFI available?
    If you still have a question about your course, you can call us during our normal business hours at 800-854-1001 or +1 858 541-2200. You can also email us at - We have a full staff of pilots and flight instructors available to answer your questions. Please be aware that it may take 24-48 hours to respond to an email so please call us if you need immediate attention. Of course, when you take a King Schools course, it's like having a flight instructor with your 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can review the material as often as you like at any time. Sometimes, you may want to review a video segment a couple of times.
  5. How do I access my course completion certificate?
    Once you have completed all the lessons, you'll be able to print out your completion certificate. Click on the Course Complete icon on the main menu of the course to receive your certificate.
  6. Can I still access the online course material after I complete the course?
    You have lifetime access to your online pilot skill course.
  7. How do I get my WINGS credit for taking the course?
    Just make sure the email address in your King Schools iLearn account matches your WINGS account. We will automatically grant WINGS credit when you complete the course. For more information, click here.
  8. Now that I finished the course, what´s next? Consider purchasing another pilot skill course or pursuing another pilot certification or rating; King Schools will help make it easy and fun!

Unedited Customer Reviews
Matthew J. 09/12/2023
Practical Risk Management For Single-Pilot IFR
Course Completion Review
Oscar G. 08/03/2023
Practical Risk Management For Single-Pilot IFR
Concise and Informational
This is my first time using a King Schools course.  My impression so far is excellent.  I very appreciate the style of the presentations, they make me feel as though I am in a classroom with the King's!
Robert V. 08/01/2023
Practical Risk Management For Single-Pilot IFR
IFR Course was FUN!
I learned a lot from this IFR Course!
Philip P. 07/23/2023
Practical Risk Management For Single-Pilot IFR
IFR for Single Pilot
Practical teaching from experienced pilots to help me be a safer pilot.
ROGER D. 07/14/2023
Practical Risk Management For Single-Pilot IFR
Risk Management made easy
Very well-planned and laid out program. Thorough and concise, with just enough humor.
Steve M. 07/12/2023
Practical Risk Management For Single-Pilot IFR
Course Completion Review
Dallas C. 07/01/2023
Practical Risk Management For Single-Pilot IFR
Good course
Useful course.
Adam H. 06/26/2023
Practical Risk Management For Single-Pilot IFR
Course Completion Review
Good information
Pablo C. 06/11/2023
Practical Risk Management For Single-Pilot IFR
Course Completion Review
Neato potato. Similar to non-ifr course but with additional points and info.
Paul H. 06/05/2023
Practical Risk Management For Single-Pilot IFR
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